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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Introduction

This chapter contains information on the following subjects:

 → Controls for the air conditioning system  
 → Controls for the heating and fresh air system  
 → Information on the air conditioning system  
 → Vents  
 → Air recirculation mode  

Dust and pollen filter

The dust and pollen filter with activated charcoal reduces the level of impurities in the outside air entering the vehicle.

The dust and pollen filter must be changed regularly to avoid impairing the performance of the air conditioning system.

The dust and pollen filter must be changed more frequently than stated in the service schedule if the efficiency of the filter declines prematurely due to the vehicle being used in areas with high levels of air pollution.

Additional information and warnings:

WARNING

Poor visibility through all windows increases the risk of collisions and accidents, which can cause serious injuries.

WARNING

Stale air can quickly make the driver tired and affect their concentration, which in turn can cause collisions, accidents and serious injuries.

NOTICE

If the cooling system is switched off, the outside air that is drawn into the vehicle is not dehumidified. To prevent the windows misting over, Volkswagen recommends that you leave the air conditioning (compressor) switched on. Press the button. The indicator lamp in the button must light up.

Maximum heat output, which is needed to defrost the windows as quickly as possible, is only available when the engine has reached its operating temperature.

Keep the air intake slots in front of the windscreen free of snow, ice and leaves to ensure heating and cooling is not impaired, and to prevent the windows from misting over.

After starting the engine with a discharged vehicle battery or after an emergency start, system settings (time, date, personal convenience settings and programming) may have been changed or deleted. Check and correct the settings as necessary once the vehicle battery has been sufficiently charged.

Heating, ventilating, cooling
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Controls for the air conditioning system
Fig. 125 In the centre console: air conditioning controls (manual) Fig. 126 In the centre console: Climatronic controls First read and observe the introductory information and safety warning ...

Other materials:

Indicator lamp in the vehicle key
Fig. 20 Indicator lamp in the vehicle key First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings If a button on the vehicle key is pressed briefly, the indicator lamp (arrow) flashes once. The lamp will flash several times if the button is pressed and held, e.g. convenien ...

Electric windows – functions
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings One-touch opening and closing One-touch opening and closing makes it possible to fully open and close the windows. The individual buttons do not have to be held down to do this. For one-touch closing: pull the button for ...

Cleaning and caring for chrome and aluminium trim parts
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Use a damp, clean, lint-free and soft cloth to clean the surfaces. For heavy soiling use a special solvent-free cleaning product. Polish the chrome and aluminium trim parts using a soft, dry cloth. NOTICE ...

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